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Cirque du Soleil – It’s French Canadian Eh

A long time ago, in a country far to the north of where I grew up, a man had a vision: to bring art, the circus acts and wonder to the masses by including elements of technology and folklore. The show transcended taming lions or showcasing freaks, it focused on the struggle of the human […]

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Big Book Sale by Friends of The Seattle Library

With prices ranging from $1 to $4 based on the type of book or media selected you cannot go wrong visiting the Exhibition Hall at the Seattle Center to secure rare finds. They have graphic novels, movies in DVD, audiobooks, old and rare collections, and even never used or lightly used books! Thanks to social […]

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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff STEM Travel

Metal Earth DIY: Cinderella’s Carriage

Disney made a deal with the makers of Metal Earth to design DIY model kits based on their most popular characters and films. These are available for purchase on site at the Disney parks or can be found in museums, online and in certain novelty stores. Favorite designs include Star Wars Star Destroyers, R2-D2, X-Wing, The Black […]

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Emerald City Comic Con

The ECCC is a Seattle area based event where comic artists and all things geek coincide to give puny humans a chance to experience cosplay, sci-fi and nerd/geek culture. Film and TV stars along comic book legends honor guests with their presence, charging for photo ops and autographs. Woop woop! This is how I met […]

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10 Tips to Optimize Your Disney World Resort Vacation

Not all Disney vacations are created equal and if you are on a budget, these tips may help make your visit a magical and less expensive one: 1. Resort stay vs outside lodging This one will depend on your idea of convenience and budget. Staying off site requires a rental car, paying for parking and […]

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Disney’s MagicBand

For those not aware, the Orlando Disney Resort implemented a wireless ticket and enhanced stay system that stores your Disney hotel, payment method (charges to room, doesn’t work to pay if you stay off site), FastPass+, meal plans and pictures that also serves as an admission token. Called the MagicBand, it is meant to be […]

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4 Days Only At The Disney World Parks, No Problem!

In what can only be considered one of those magical moments, my best friend from middle school and I stumbled upon an opportunity to meet up in Orlando. Turns out that until May, you can get a 4 Day Magic Pass or Tickets that average an admission price of $70 USD per park, per day […]

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My Beef With “Pet Friendly” Hotels

You’d think that finding a pet friendly hotel would have been easy since it is a trending subject but after a thorough search of rooms near us, we found only one that really was all inclusive of pet breeds: La Quinta Inn. A few Best Westerns and one Extended Stay America were willing to take […]

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Fly Like a 12 (Delta)

To compete with Alaska Airlines in SeaTac, Delta came up with a promotion called 12Status in which perks are awarded to those who sign up for the program. During the Seahawks season members will receive priority boarding and extra miles for flying with the airline. Because of my particular status the system overloaded with all […]

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48 Hrs in Atlanta, GA for STEM/AerosPACE

I’ve always wanted to visit Georgia Tech. When I was in high school Atlanta seemed like a good place to escape to while earning an engineering degree as it was, and still is, highly ranked and regarded in the USA. Many of my good friends are from GA Tech, so I guess life had destined […]